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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.8a
Cancer deaths per 100,000 population per year for all cancers, United States, 1999 and 2002
    2002 1999
Population group Number Ratea Standard error Number Ratea Standard error
               
Total   557,264 193.5 0.3 549,829 200.8 0.3
               
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 1,929 2.6 0.1 1,923 DNA DNA
18-44 21,306 18.8 0.1 22,036 DNA DNA
45-64 143,028 214.5 0.6 135,748 224.9 0.6
65 and over 391,001 1098.3 1.7 390,122 1121.1 1.8
               
Race American Indian or Alaska Native 2,175 125.4 2.8 1,836 134.8 3.4
Asian or Pacific Islander 9,998 113.6 1.2 8,812 123.0 1.4
Black 62,614 238.8 1.0 61,950 252.5 1.0
White 482,477 191.7 0.3 477,231 197.9 0.3
               
Ethnicity Hispanic, all races 23,141 128.4 0.9 20,233 134.8 1.0
Non-Hispanic, all races 532,707 197.4 0.3 528,209 204.2 0.3
Non-Hispanic, Black 61,993 242.5 1.0 61,408 255.9 1.0
Non-Hispanic, White 458,752 195.6 0.3 456,308 201.2 0.3
               
Gender Male 288,763 238.9 0.4 285,826 251.9 0.5
Female 268,501 163.1 0.3 264,003 167.6 0.3
               
Education (age 25-64) Less than high school 27,255 131.8 0.8 28,691 143.2 0.9
High school graduate 65,765 134.2 0.5 63,807 140.0 0.6
At least some college 57,531 71.5 0.3 51,636 77.3 0.3
               

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

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